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Hampshire College

Breakdown of “Education Quality” at Hampshire

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By Gender
MalesB
FemalesC
By Major
AnthropologyB-
Art & Design DepartmentA-
BiologyB-
CommunicationsC-
Cultures/CivilizationA-
EconomicsD-
EducationB-
EnglishC
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcB
Geography and GeosciencesC
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B-
JournalismB+
Music - Composition/TheoryB+
Music - PerformanceF
Music EducationA
Natural ResourcesA
OtherB+
PhilosophyA-
PhysicsC-
Political ScienceF
PreLaw and LegalA
PreMed and MedicalB
PsychologyA-
SociologyA
UndecidedC-

Against similar schools

Education Quality compared with similar schools in class.

Hampshire College
 C+
Average of All Schools
 B
Average of schools in class
 B+

Harvard University
 B+
Brown University
 A
Bard College
 A-
Bennington College
 B+
New York University
 B+
Bard College Simon's Rock
 B
Cornell University
 A-
F
A+

Education Quality

... If a parent is reading this and you want the best for your child as far as education and available resources go please find another College to...Read full comment
... I came from a high school where kids really could care less about their education, and where I could very easily get an A without trying hard at...Read full comment
... I'm going to transfer to some big old university, if they'll take any of my credits, because I would rather have many mediocre teachers but a st...Read full comment
... Hampshire is a true liberal arts education ...Read full comment
... The underpinning of its educational methodology is that academic freedom will lead students to be more curious and inquisitive about the subjects...Read full comment
... You're paying for your degree, not your education ...Read full comment
... The underpinning of its educational methodology is that academic freedom will lead students to be more curious and inquisitive about the subjects...Read full comment
... Although there are some people Im glad I met there overall the education was merely ok while the overall attitude is unhealthy and cold ...Read full comment
... It's a good place to go for the arts, education, and psychology (and some other sciences), not as good for other things ...Read full comment
... A bit of advice; Hampshire offers an amazing education, allowing you to basically study what you want, with the intensity that you set for yoursel...Read full comment
... Yes, it's completely possible to get a solid liberal arts education at Hampshire, IF you attend the other schools or get your degree in Hamps...Read full comment
... But in general they sell you this "innovating type of education" but you get just a lot of lazy people that are there to have a good time, party ...Read full comment
... I have great friends who are all interested in varied fields and who have also added to my education here ...Read full comment
... I actually wasn't too disappointed with my education, and assuming I can get into graduate school, I will have no qualms whatsoever ...Read full comment
... I transferred to a state school, and while I am not the type to enjoy frat parties which are prevalent here, I have met real people and am receiv...Read full comment
... Hampshire does have mandatory div-I requirements that not many people understand, but go through regardless, and I probably would've respected th...Read full comment
... A Hampshire education is great IF you put the time into it, and if you plan to go to graduate school, work in media (film), or become an entr...Read full comment
... There's a newish distribution requirement which got a lot of students really angry, since we're supposed to be "designing our own education" and ...Read full comment
... Although Hampshire's nonrestrictive program of study and access to the neighboring colleges gives students a huge variety of possibilities, pros...Read full comment
... Hampshire is a fantastic school so long as you have the motivation to take initiative in your own education ...Read full comment
... this school is great for students who have not liked the traditional schools that they have been attending in the past, but still feel the need th...Read full comment
... ) It sounds like excuses, but certain magazines that think money and GPA's are a measure of educational quality and tend to overlook Hampshire .....Read full comment
... You have to take on borderline full responsibility for your education, from building it to carrying it out ...Read full comment
... It is a difficult and rigorous education, especially in the final two years, but can be difficult to navigate the first two years ...Read full comment
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